Join us as we dive into using yoga and meditation as a tool to unwind trauma and intense emotional distress. Our two guests are as impressive as they are compassionate in their approach to this important topic:
Judy Weaver is the director of Yoga Styles teacher Training in Florida the primary founder and director for Education For Connected Warriors. She conducts trauma-conscious yoga training based on the latest scientific understanding of the human brain and psychological understanding. She also served on Yoga Alliance’s schools and students advisory board.
Carol Horton, Ph.D., is the author of Yoga Ph.D.: Integrating the Life of the Mind and the Wisdom of the Body (2012) and Race and the Making of American Liberalism (2005). Carol is the Vice President of the Yoga Service Council, an Advisor to the Yoga and Body Image Coalition, and a co-founder of Chicago’s Socially Engaged Yoga Network (SEYN). She completed her foundational yoga teacher training with Ana Forrest, and studied trauma-informed yoga with James Fox (Prison Yoga Project) and Mark Lilly (Street Yoga). She has taught yoga in a variety of locations including Chicago’s Cook County Jail, a drop-in center for homeless women, a residential foster care facility, a community health center, and several independent studios.
Special Guest: Carol Horton and Judy Weaver
Creator & Host: Ashton Szabo
Sound Engineer: Zach Cooper
Producer: Benn Mendelson
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